Echoes of Europe: David Tobin, violin; Anouchka Hack, cello; Susana Gómez Vázquez, piano
Beethoven Piano Trio No. 5 in D-major Op. 70 No. 1 Ghost
Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn Fantasie for cello and piano
Victor Herbert Petite Valse for cello and piano
Handel/Halvorsen Passacaglia for violin and cello
Nadia Boulanger Trois Pièces for cello and piano
Brahms Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8
The opening concert of the series sees the Irish debuts of two of Europe's leading young musicians, Anouchka Hack and Susana Gómez Vázquez perform with Irish violinist David Tobin.
Two of the greatest piano trios ever written begin and conclude the evening, Beethoven's Ghost and Brahms' Opus 8. There is also a focus on the music of two great female composers Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn and Nadia Boulanger. The Dublin-born composer and cellist Victor Herbert (1859-1924) also features in the programme with his sparkling Petite Valse.
Presented by NCH